This 75th episode features the 75th issues of both ACTION COMICS and SUPERMAN from the golden age. Also highlighted are the first, 25th and 50th issues of both titles.
The stories in ACTION COMICS #75, cover date Aug. 1944, 64 pages, 10 cents:
Superman in AESOP’S MODERN FABLES, drawn by Ira Yarbrough.
Hayfoot Henry in BASEBALL BARRAGE, written by Alvin Schwartz.
Vigilante in BLUNDERBUSS BOOTY, drawn by Mort Meskin.
Congo Bill in FRAME IN FULL, drawn by Edwin J. Smalle, Jr.
Zatara in THE STING OF DEATH, written by Gardner Fox and drawn by William F. White.
SUPERMAN #75, March/April 1952, 48 pages for a dime:
THE PRANKSTER’S STAR PUPIL, written by Edmund Hamilton, pencilled by Wayne Boring and inked by Stan Kaye.
SUPERMAN — THRILL SALESMAN, written by Edmund Hamilton and drawn by Al Plastino.
THE MAN WHO STOLE MEMORIES, written by William Woolfolk and drawn by Al Plastino.
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